Rheem electric water heaters recalled

Posted at 8:46 AM, May 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-27 08:46:01-04

(WXMI) -Rheem is recalling electric water heaters due to a fire hazard.

The heaters in question were sold exclusively at Home Depot.  The control panels can overheat, causing a burn hazard or a fire.

Rheem has gotten nearly 300 reports of the panels overheating, and one fire. They ask that you turn them off and call the company at 866-369- 4786.

For more on this recall, click here.